When I say “pasta salad” what dish comes to mind? If I had to guess, I’d say for a majority of people this dish is typically made of macaroni noodles, maybe with some shredded carrot and chopped celery thrown in, and leaning heavy on the mayo to make it a thick salad that holds together. […]

Grilled Corn and Summer Squash Pasta Salad

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Who else has skin that hates the dry winter weather? For the past two years I have developed painfully dry hands, but the funny thing is, it only affects two of my fingertips. I’m not kidding! My left hand stays hydrated after numerous hand-washes at work and at home, but my right hand has two […]

Mexican Kabocha Squash Skillet

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Are you looking for a classic spaghetti squash dish to add to your fall recipe collection? I’ve got you covered! As October hits I become a little squash crazed and find myself using different varieties most weeks throughout the fall and winter- acorn, spaghetti, butternut, or kabocha, I love them all and think you should […]

Tomato Basil Spaghetti Squash

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Want to know one of my secrets to conjuring up a delicious and nutritious meal? Always be prepared! Okay, so maybe it’s not that big of a secret, but having a stocked pantry and fridge makes healthy eating come together that much more seamlessly. Being prepared especially comes in handy when it’s cold outside and […]

Kabocha Squash and Pinto Bean Soup

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I have found my forever squash. Some people love butternut, others love acorn, and some don’t discriminate between fall gourds, but I have fallen in love with kabocha squash and declare it my forever squash. Don’t get me wrong, I have a soft spot for butternut and love a good spaghetti squash to replace noodles, but […]

Spicy Miso Kabocha Squash